Cholera and WASH Program Officer – PATH – Dar es Salaam

Specific Duties And Responsibilities
Serve as liaison between CDC-Atlanta, CDC-Tanzania, WHO, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDEC) and other Ministries to help finalize, validate and implement Tanzania’s Cholera Control or Elimination Plan.
Coordinate in-country site visits between CDC-Atlanta based staff and partners (including obtaining MOH and PO-RALG invitations/approvals).
Assist with development of Vibrio cholerae outbreak response and surveillance protocol.
Provide oversight of WASH evaluation activities in health care facilities (HCFs) and communities in Arusha (e.g., hire and supervise enumerators, brief district health officer (DHO) about water treatment program and evaluation to obtain approvals and support, supervise evaluation field activities, disseminate evaluation results to stakeholders).
Assist with piloting of WHO-based rapid water quality assessment tool at the regional level.
Work with Ministry of Water, MoHCDEC, local government, water utilities, CDC to develop and implement water quality monitoring surveillance system following rapid WASH assessment.
Work closely with Global Health Security Agenda partners, regional and country technical leads and other stakeholders to ensure a coordinated approach to project implementation.

Required Skills
Required Experience
Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Public Health, or related discipline.
At least five years of experience in cholera or WASH management, from starting up programs to working in emergency and transitional contexts.
Experience residing and working in Tanzania.
Familiarity with USG programs.
Experience working in WASH space.
Knowledge of humanitarian standards and codes, including SPHERE.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to use data for decision making.
Strong written, oral, and presentation skills in English.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills in facilitation and stakeholder engagement/coordination.
Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Willingness and ability to travel up to 30% within Tanzania and other travel as needed.

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